Someone on Twitter who has (mercifully) remained anonymous had the audacity to compare being heterosexual during Pride Month to the horrors of Nazi Germany for Jewish people. This may seem shocking to straight people, but LGBTQ+ people hear it pretty much every year.
This year, however, a Reddit user by the name of GaydolphSh*tler (but uncensored), replied with a story that should put the issue to bed for all eternity. It won’t, but it should.
If you can’t see the image, the full text is as follows:
It’s true. A sympathetic gay couple have sheltered me in their attic for the last 5 days. The gaystapo came yesterday and interrogated my benefactors, but they didn’t search the house. At least not this time.
I’m putting them in terrible danger, but I don’t know what else to do. I know what happens to those who protect breeders. They know it too. How long will the be willing to risk their lives for me? I trust them; I have to. What happens when the closet police come back, though? What happens when they are forced to choose between their safety and mine? I pray it doesn’t come to that.
A crowd was marching in the street today. I could hear then chanting “YASS QUEEN, YASS QUEEN” through the walls of my hiding place. I can’t tell if it’s the stomp of their thigh high boots or my own shaking, but it feels like an earthquake. An earthquake inside my own head… my god, there’s so many of them. I need to stay positive, but I can feel the spidery thread of hope slipping through my fingers.
Why didn’t I listen after homonacht? I could have left. There was still time, but I didn’t listen. There’s no escape now; only hiding. Hiding and waiting for Pride Month to be over.
This response was so incredible that it was reposted on the sub-Reddit “MurderedByWords,” because there is no forum more perfect for it to live. It’s gone viral and now has 69.9 (nice) thousand upvotes and people can’t stop making jokes about the “Homocaust.”
You laugh. Until the queens come riding in on their Prancers for the Glitzkrieg and it’s a full fledged Homocaust.—BlancDeNoirs
We shall fight them in the Discos and in the trendy cafes, Well fight them on the nude beach and in the sauna at the gym. We shill fight them with growing power and confidence in the art galleries. We will defend our tender virgin buttholes no matter the cost.—Uncletim54
I have spent about ten minutes just wondering how amazing the gaystapo’s uniform would be.—theo_Anddare
Glitter. “I Will Survive.” Feathered boas. Gold lamé and sequins. I’ll never forget the horrors of the camp.—InstantKarma71
More like cistalnacht, amirite fellow transes?—Gilthoniel_Elbereth
The boy in the rainbow striped pajamas—trackdown2oo5
You can hear the glitter bombing nonstop, the air is heavy with sparkles—seamus_mc
Oh my god, it’s raining men!^* Oh the homomanity! * You’re welcome.—chaosiengiey
The Bearmacht, supported by the Twinkwaffe, are masters of glitzkrieg.—El_Producto
They’re forming in a gay line/They’re going through a queer wind/The straights are losing their minds/Glitzkrieg Bop—SpyderEyez
Homophobia isn’t cool, but sometimes homophobes unknowingly offer up a gift that sparks so much joy.